The U.S. is conducting clinical trials of deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction, but ethical questions abound.
Hydromorphone, aka "Dilly," is now available to people who aren't ready or able to quit opioids.
OK, maybe it's not "your father's weed."
We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.
Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Deliberately mixing the powerful and deadly drug with stimulants like coke and meth is one (dangerous) way users are adjusting to a new market.
"The Sackler family is just as shameless, and only marginally less ruthless, than the drug cartels."
If the cure looks anything like "solutions" to drug addiction, this could get ugly.
We often talk about depending on antidepressants like it's the same thing as being addicted to drugs like coke. Here's why that's wrong.
Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
We asked overdose survivors about the dangerous trend of mixing opioids with depressants or stimulants.
Two of the most prominent groups devoted to reforming America's drug laws are now run by women of color. Here's what they're accomplishing, and how they're doing it.